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Van Products, BraunAbility at Life Rolls On

Life Rolls On

Carolina Beach, NC (August 5, 2017) -

On August 5, 2017, Van Products joined BraunAbility at Carolina Beach for the Life Rolls On - They Will Surf Again event. 

Founded by world champion quadriplegic surfer and motivational speaker, Jesse Billauer, They Will Surf Again is a quality of life program that empowers people living with paralysis to surf and paddle board the waves - in spite of their physical challenges.

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Wilmington Gets Visit from Miss Wheelchair NC

Madeline Delp, Miss Wheelchair NC USA 2017 posing in her wheel chair.

Raleigh, NC (June 16, 2017) -

When Madeline Delp was just ten years old, she was in a vehicle that was struck by a truck, leaving her paralyzed from the waist down.

In spite of this, Madeline never let her disability stop her ability to succeed.

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VP's Seth Frankoff To Play for Chicago Cubs

Former Van Products employee, Seth Frankoff playing for Chicago Cubs

Raleigh, NC (June 10, 2017) -

Former Van Products employee, Seth Frankoff, is making headlines! Frankoff was recently called up to play for the Chicago Cubs as a major league pitcher.

Frankoff will be replacing pitcher, Kyle Hendrick, on the Cubs roster. Hendrick had been placed on the disabled list.

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MXV Gets Camo Wrap for 'Back in the Woods Again' Hunt

Van Products handicap accesible Ford MXV SUV sponsoring Back in the woods again hunt.

Raleigh, NC (September 19, 2016) - 

Van Products is a proud sponsor of the 'Back in the Woods Again' Hunt, an annual event aimed at providing disabled hunters with an opportunity to go hunting. This year, Van Products was excited to take a brand new Ford MXV SUV and outfit it in a customized camo wrap ahead of this year's 6th annual event, which took place September 16 - 17.

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MXV Ford Explorer Comes to Van Products

Red MXV Ford SUV

Raleigh, NC (September 9, 2016) – 

The MXV Ford Explorer is now available at Van Products in both our Raleigh and Wilmington locations.

Built by BraunAbility, the Ford Explorer MXV is available in a variety of colors, and it has plenty of room for most wheelchairs.

Some of the other features of this wheelchair accessible SUV include:

  • Ramp kneel on/off switch 
  • Door/ramp operation buttons in multiple locations 
  • Cantilevered seat base design (patent pending) 
  • Sliding shifter (patent pending) Infloor technology with lighted ramp 
  • Optional towing package 
  • And more!

Call for an in-home demonstration today!

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Van Products Wins at Wheelchair Basketball Tourney

Team Van Products winners at 2016 Bridge to Sports Wheelchair Basketball Tournament

Raleigh, NC (August 13, 2016) – 

In August, Van Products was proud to announce that they brought home the title at the 2016 Bridge II Sports August Madness Wheelchair Basketball Tournament. Learn more about the event and the wonderful work that Bridge II Sports is doing for disabled members of the community.

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Van Products & HOMH Team Up to Honor Military Hero

military statue holding flag

Raleigh, NC (February 9, 2016) – 

On February 10, 2016, Van Products will be teaming up with Help Our Military Heroes (HOMH), and Semper Fi Fund representatives to present a wheelchair accessible van to retired U.S. Marine Sgt. Evans and his family. The presentation will take place at the Van Products headquarters in Raleigh, NC.

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Van Products to Help with Toys For Lil Troops Drive

toys-for-lil-troops-logoRaleigh, NC (November 23, 2015) –  

Van Products invites you to get in the Christmas spirit, and bring joy to a child’s life with the Toys for Lil Troops Drive.

Hosted by The Raider Project and United States Veterans Corps this special toy drive is aiming for the world record as it attempts to collect 46,000 lbs of toys for military children in North Carolina.

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Van Products to Sponsor 10th Annual UNC Division of Physical Therapy Golf Tournament

unc-physical-therapy-golf-tournament logoRaleigh, NC (September 23, 2015) – 

Van Products is pleased to announce that it will be a featured sponsor in the 10th Annual UNC Division of Physical Therapy Golf Tournament, taking place Friday, September 25, 2015.

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BraunAbility Debuts All New Mobility Crossover Vehicle

braunability mxv crossover vehicleRaleigh, NC (February 26, 2015) 

BraunAbility, the worldwide leader in wheelchair accessible vehicles, recently announced the debut of its all new Mobility Crossover Vehicle (MXV).

Built on the 2015 Ford Explorer, this new addition from BraunAbility changes everything. 

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Goldsboro Native Wins Gold in National Veterans Wheelchair Games

national-veterans-wheelchair-games-logoRaleigh, NC (September 13, 2011) 

Van Products family member, Johnny Holland, recently competed in the 31st National Veterans Wheelchair Games in Pittsburgh, PA. The Goldsboro native and Army Veteran did North Carolina proud as he placed 1st in his class and division in two events; Nine Ball and Weightlifting.

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